The Dead Bones

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The Dead Bones
“We're gonna take the skin off YOUR bones!”
The Dead Bones, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

The Dead Bones, also known as The Bone-Banging Rockers, is a team of three Dull Bones fighters, that fight in the Glitz Pit in the game Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. These fighters were defeated by Mario (known as the Great Gonzales) and his partners.

The Dead Bones are ranked 16th in the Glitz Pit.


Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door enemy
Dull Bones
A Dull Bones from Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. Max HP 1 Attack 2 Defense 1
Location(s) Hooktail Castle, Glitz Pit, Palace of Shadow, Pit of 100 Trials (Levels 1, 4-6, 9) Role Support, common Level 9
Sleep? 0% Dizzy? 50% Confuse? 50%
Tiny? 100% Stop? 95% Soft? 95%
Burn? 100% Freeze? 90% Fright? 10%
Gale Force? 90% KO? 50% Moves Bone Throw (2), Build (summons Dull Bones)
Exp. points 0 Coins 1 Items Dried Shroom (drop only), Fire Flower, Fright Mask (drop only), Mushroom, POW Block (drop only)
Tattle Log #:
Log A Koopa Troopa that became a skeleton. It throws bones to attack and builds buddies to help it fight.
Tattle That's a Dull Bones. Sort of a skeleton thing. It was a Koopa Troopa...once. Max HP is 1, Attack is 2, and Defense is 1. These creeps throw bones to attack. Oh, and they build reinforcements, too! Attacks that can strike multiple Dull Bones at once are the most effective.

Names in other languages[edit]

The Dead Bones[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ボーン・ワイルダース
Bōn Wairudāsu
Bone Wilders

Dutch De Knokenkrakers
The Bone Crackers
French Décharnés
German Knochenwerfer
Bone Throwers
Italian Le Carcasse Indomite
The Untamed Carcasses
Spanish Los Tres Mosqueletos
The Three Muskeletons

The Bone-Banging Rockers[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ホネホネ・ロッケンロール
Honehone Rokkenrōru
Bony Rock 'n' Roll

Dutch De Botte Uitblinkers
The Rude Talents ("Bot" meaning both bone, and rude)
French Outretombés
From beyond the grave
Italian Gli scheletri nell'armadio
The skeletons in the closet
Spanish Uno para todos y todos para uno
One for all and all for one